samzenpus from the at-least-it's-cooler-than-this dept.
A study conducted by researchers at University College London shows that boredom can kill you. The researchers found that people who reported feeling a great deal of boredom were 37 per cent more likely to have died by the end of the study. Martin Shipley, who co-wrote the report said, "The findings on heart disease show there was sufficient evidence to say there is a link with boredom."
GREAT MOMENTS IN HISTORY (#7): April 2, 1751
Issac Newton becomes discouraged when he falls up a flight of stairs.